Author Archives: Cinema Perspective

Film review: Battle of the Sexes

 In 1973, Billie Jean King fought for equality in tennis, leading a group of female players to boycott a major tournament and subsequently start their own tour. This later became known as the Women’s Tennis Association. Directors Jonathan Dayton and … Continue reading

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Film review: Suburbicon

  As well as entertaining or informing cinema audiences, filmmakers can use their work as a vehicle for their political agenda. With his sixth feature in the director’s chair, George Clooney presents a satirical attack at modern America through his … Continue reading

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Film review: The Florida Project

 Sean Baker made some waves in the film industry when he released crime comedy Tangerine a couple of years ago, shot entirely on an iPhone. The critical acclaim of the micro-budget marvel helped to springboard the director to his next … Continue reading

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Film review: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

 After crafting string of indie movies in his native language, Greek writer and director Yorgos Lanthimos enjoyed a critically acclaimed breakthrough with madcap quasi-comedy The Lobster. He has now reunited with the lead Colin Farrell for his next feature The … Continue reading

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Chicago Film Festival 2017: Review Round-up

I was fortunate enough to spend a day covering this year’s Chicago International Film Festival, and can share with you my capsule reviews below! God’s Own Country Francis Lee’s coming-of-age coming-out feature debut has been labelled as the UK’s answer … Continue reading

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Film review: mother!

It’s commonplace for viewers to adopt a passive approach at the cinema, but a filmmaker that continually challenges audiences and encourages debate is Darren Aronofsky, known for bringing his dark directorial visions to the big screen. With his latest psychological … Continue reading

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Film review: IT

Stephen King terrified readers with his iconic horror novel back in 1986, which was adapted into a cult television movie. Now the red carpet has been rolled out as it receives a fresh adaptation with director Andy Muschietti pulling the … Continue reading

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